Windrush history explored at Clapham South Subterranean Shelter and launch of a new season of Hidden London tours

  • Visitors to this deep-level site with over a mile of underground passages can discover how pioneering Caribbean migrants lived on arrival to the UK 70 years ago
  • London Transport Museum talks to 92-year-old John Richards, one of the 236 Windrush residents of Clapham South Subterranean shelter
  • Londoners seeking refuge during the Second World War and visitors to the Festival of Britain temporarily made this network of tunnels their home
  • A new season of guided tours at this extraordinary location starts in August, with other secret disused stations tours already on sale

The 70th Anniversary of Windrush celebrates the pioneering generation that came to Britain from the Caribbean on 22 June 1948 on the SS Empire Windrush ship. Around 236 migrants from the merchant vessel were housed in the labyrinth of underground passages at Clapham South when they first arrived from the former British colonies.

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The Devil is in the Data

Dileep Pisharody, Partner at Rosling King

Much has already been written about the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on all manner of businesses. The scandals which engulfed Facebook and brought down Cambridge Analytica have focused minds on the potentially vast sums firms could be fined if they fail to manage and store information and data properly.

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